If 2009 was a year of struggle for the global clothing and textile industry, as manufacturers and retailers alike battled to cope with the depth and severity of the worldwide recession, then what lies ahead in 2010? Searching for those elusive 'green shoots' of recovery following the economic turmoil of 2009 will certainly top the agenda for the apparel sourcing community this year. This briefing looks at what's in store for the apparel industry in 2010, from sourcing winners and losers to trade agreements, customs reform, emerging retail trends and the outlook for retailers and consumers.